Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Little Torrington, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. SS490168
21.5 N Great Torrington, Devon, S Michael (T), 8, 14-3-4 (751 kg) in F. Ringing temporarily suspended. SS494192
32.2 SSW Peters Marland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. SS478134
42.4 NW Frithelstock, Devon, S Mary & S Gregory (GF), 6, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E♭. SS463195
52.6 WSW Langtree, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. SS451155
62.9 ENE St Giles in the Wood, Devon, S Giles (GF), 6, 10-0-25 (519 kg) in G♯. SS533189
73.2 NW Monkleigh, Devon, S George (GF), 6, 8-2-15 (439 kg) in A♭. SS457207
83.6 NNW Weare Giffard, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF;T), 6, 7-1-26 (380 kg) in A. SS467221
93.7 SE Merton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. SS525120
103.9 NNE Huntshaw, Devon, S Mary Magd (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in G♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS506228
114 ESE Beaford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. SS552150
124.4 SE Huish, Devon, S James Less (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B. SS533110
135 SSE Petrockstowe, Devon, S Petrock (GF), 6, 8-0-14 (413 kg) in A♭. SS513091
145 SSW Buckland Filleigh, Devon, S Mary & Holy Trinity (GF), 5 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in A. Unringable; tower unsafe. SS465091
155.1 NW Littleham, Devon, S Swithin (GF), 6, 8-1-17 (427 kg) in A♭. Wed. SS443235
165.1 WNW Buckland Brewer, Devon, S Mary & S Benedict (GF), 6, 12-3-17 (655 kg) in G. SS418209
175.3 E Roborough, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 12-1-18 (630 kg) in G. SS576171
185.5 NNE Alverdiscott, Devon, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SS519252
195.7 ESE Dolton, Devon, S Edmund K&M (GF;T), 6, 13-1-21 (683 kg) in G. SS569120
205.7 SSW Shebbear, Devon, S Michael (GF), 6, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in A♭. Tue. SS438092
216.1 NE Yarnscombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. SS561236
226.3 SE Dowland, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 4-3-0 (241 kg) in D♭. SS568103
236.4 NNW Bideford, Devon, S Mary, 8, 17-1-10 (881 kg) in E. Wed. SS453264
246.4 SE Meeth, Devon, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 4, 6-2-24 (341 kg) in A♭. Tuning: 2-5 of 8. SS547082
256.5 S Sheepwash, Devon, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Mon. SS486063
266.6 NW Alwington, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 11-2-0 (584 kg) in F♯. PN: by arrangement. SS404231
276.9 WSW Abbots Bickington, Devon, S James (GF), 3 U/R, 5 cwt (~250 kg) in D. Unringable; anticlockwise; notes perceived not=nominal/2; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. SS384132
287 WNW Parkham, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 7-3-22 (404 kg) in G. SS388215
297.1 ENE High Bickington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-1-25 (481 kg) in A♭. SS599205
307.1 SSW Black Torrington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 8-3-9 (449 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS464057
317.2 SE Iddesleigh, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-1-21 (479 kg) in A♭. SS568082
327.2 NW Abbotsham, Devon, S Helen (GF), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in G. Wed. SS424264
337.3 NE Atherington, Devon, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-9 (563 kg) in F. SS591231
347.4 SW Bradford, Devon, All Saints (GF), 6, 10-2-8 (537 kg) in G. Fri. SS421072
357.4 N Westleigh, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. SS472286
367.6 S Highampton, Devon, Holy Cross (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SS489046
377.6 WSW Milton Damerel, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. SS384107
387.7 SW Thornbury, Devon, S Peter (GF), 5, 5-3-18 (300 kg) in B. SS400084
398 NNW Northam, Devon, S Margaret, 8, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F♯. SS448290
408.2 W West Putford, Devon, S Stephen (GF), 6, 4-3-10 (246 kg) in B♭. SS358156
418.2 SSE Hatherleigh, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 13-2-6 (689 kg) in F. Wed. SS541046
428.7 NNW Appledore, Devon, S Mary (GF), 8, 10-3-26 (558 kg) in G. Mon. SS463306
438.8 ESE Ashreigney, Devon, S James (GF), 6, 9-0-11 (462 kg) in G. Mon. SS628136
448.8 N Instow, Devon, S John Bapt, 3, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. SS479309
459 SE Monkokehampton, Devon, All Saints (GF), 4 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 6. SS580055
469.1 E Burrington, Devon, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 11-2-11 (589 kg) in F♯. Wed. SS637166
479.2 NNE Tawstock, Devon, S Peter, 8, 16-3-20 (860 kg) in E. Thu. SS559299
489.4 NNE Bishops Tawton, Devon, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-2-20 (492 kg) in G♯. Thu. SS565301
499.5 WSW Sutcombe, Devon, S Andrew (GF), 6, 6-3-10 (347 kg) in B♭. SS346116
509.9 N Fremington, Devon, S Peter (GF), 6, 8-3-19 (453 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). [website] SS512325